AAP slams Kiran Bedi as her poll campaign in-charge resigns even as BJP refutes claims of rift in pa

New Delhi/ Kaushambi, Feb 02 (ANI): AAP slammed BJP's chief ministerial candidate for Delhi, Kiran Bedi after her poll campaign in-charge Narendra Tandon resigned on Monday. AAP said that if the party leaders cannot handle Bedi for a few days, there is no way that the national capital can tolerate her governance. Meanwhile, BJP Spokesperson Harish Khurana refuted claims and said that Tandon has this habit of resigning on every issue and that there is nothing t o worry over the same. He said that Tandon has been part of the campaign committee which is headed by Anil Jain and that he was given the additional responsibility of managing Bedi's campaign soon after her induction into the party. Feb 2, 2015

At least 10 boys' heads tonsured as punishment at school's hostel in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, Feb 02 (ANI): In another case of alleged corporal punishment in a school of Bengaluru, at least 10 boys' heads were tonsured by hostel authorities. Two boys, brothers studying in a reputed school of Bengaluru, have alleged that their heads were shaved by staff of the school hostel as punishment for not attending classes. A complaint has been filed and investigation is underway. When contacted, the school's rector said the heads of five boys were shaved with their consent for hygienic reason. Feb 2, 2015

AAP, Congress slam BJP's new ad attacking Kejriwal over caste even as BJP calls it AAP's 'poll strat

New Delhi, Feb 02 (ANI): AAP and Congress on Monday slammed BJP's new advertisement wherein the party took potshots at Kejriwal's dharna just before the Republic Day in 2014, and his demanding an invitation for the Republic Day parade this year. In the small text below the cartoon, the BJP called Kejriwal of upadravi gotra (anarchist gotra). AAP said that BJP should apologise for the act and withdraw the ad failing which the party will move the EC. Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi, said making issues out of religion and caste reflect BJP's true nature. Meanwhile, BJP leader GVL Narasimha Rao said that using caste is AAP's strategy to attract votes towards their side. Feb 2, 2015

Politicos react as BJP is likely to release its vision document for Delhi polls today

New Delhi, Feb 02 (ANI): Political leaders on Monday react as BJP is likely to release its vision document for assembly elections in Delhi. The vision document is being released instead of a poll manifesto by the party for the upcoming polls. BJP leader GVL Narasimha Rao said that Delhi being the national capital needs involvement from the centre for its development and that the vision document will take the city to new levels. However, AAP called it an excuse by the BJP for not working for the people of Delhi. The party also said that BJP's improper advertisements already show the party's vision. Feb 2, 2015

Kiran Bedi's election campaign in-charge Narendra Tandon resigns

New Delhi, Feb 02 (ANI): In a big jolt to BJP just five days ahead of Delhi Assembly Elections, BJP state executive member and Kiran Bedi's election campaign in-charge Narendra Tandon resigned from the party on Monday. The reasons for Tandon's resignation are yet to be known. Tandon, in his resignation letter to BJP President Amit Shah, said that he “could not tolerate” the way Bedi gave instructions to party workers. “Her (Kiran Bedi) aides used to insult me on every issue,” his letter stated. Meanwhile, Bedi refused to comment on the matter. Feb 2, 2015